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Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)

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This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted December 22, 2021.

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# Job Description

Organization: The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda CCFU
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
Line management: Board of Trustees.
Supervision: CCFU staff Programmes and Finance and Administration
Part of: The CCFU Management Committee
Support: CCFU partner organisations, including State and non-State

About US
CCFU is a non-governmental organisation incorporated in 2006 to “promote the
recognition of culture as vital for human development that responds to our
diverse identities”. CCFU’s work is anchored on 3 programme areas: Cultural
Heritage Safeguarding and Promotion; Cultural Rights
Promotion; and Managing Cultural Diversity.
Job Summary
CCFU is seeking the services of a Deputy Executive Director whose main tasks
will be to oversee the Foundation’s programmes and projects implementation,
support to ensure the efficient day to day running of the organisation,
resource mobilization and efficient utilization of these resources, and ensure
compliance to statutory regulations and other reporting obligations.
The Deputy Executive Director will report to the Executive Director.

To deputise the Executive Director by supporting leadership to ensure
effective mission, vision and policy and programmes implementation.
Supervise staff and operations at CCFU and provide technical support to ensure
quality programmes implementation
Support resource mobilisation, ensure efficient resource utilisation and
partnerships and networking at local level.
• Support coordination of CCFU’s policies and programmes in line with the
organisation’s mission and objectives at national and international level
• Staff supervision and programme technical support Organisational capacity
development and utilisation
• Strategic Management support and Leadership
• Contribute to strategy development and strategic visioning for the
Foundation in line with the local and international contexts .
• Support to organise the review of the organisational strategic plan 2020 –
2025 periodically to enhance the Foundation’s mission, vision and image.
• Contribute to the efforts to strategically implement, and fundraise, for
implementation of the strategic plan
• Keep abreast with developments in the fields relevant to CCFU’s activities,
present and future
• Programme management, supervision and coordination
• Coordinate, supervise and oversee programme activity implementation and
participate in their evaluation
• Lead decision making on programme development, reviews and improvement
• Supervise the performance of programme staff
• Support to the efficient and effective use and deployment of human resources
to implement the organisation’s programme activities
• Lead the implementation of at least one 1 heritage development project
• Support the Executive Director in enforcing the organisation’s set quality
standards, policies and guidelines
• Lead the monitoring and evaluation of activities of the organisation’s
• Operations management and resource mobilisation
• Lead the management of procurements and operational management of the
• Participate in periodic budget monitoring and planning sessions
• Contribute to the organisation’s resource generation drive and efficient and
effective use of its resources
• Support the Executive Director to ensure timely, accurate and quality
financial and narrative reports complying with donor requirements
• Training, Research, Advocacy:
• Oversee the methodology and implementation of training, research and
advocacy initiatives
• Oversee the preparation and implementation of field activities related to
research, training and advocacy
• Support the implementation of the organisation’s national level advocacy
activities and movement building
• Provide technical support to programme staff implementing research, training
and advocacy initiatives.
• Programme and institutional support
• Support in the accountability to, and, preparation for the Board meetings
• Represent the Executive Director at national and international fora and
media engagement when delegated
• Participate in CCFU’s periodic planning sessions, budgeting, reporting and
monitoring as well as staff meetings and retreats
• Support the Executive Director to prepare and ensure all statutory and donor
reports meet the required standards and submitted within the stipulated
• Contribute to the visibility of CCFU’s work and enhancement of the
Foundation’s image
• Desired qualifications and skills
• A Master’s Degree in heritage studies is the most desirable and, in the
alternative, a degree in development studies or anthropology or related
• At least 5 years working experience in an NGO setting with senior leadership
role especially in Uganda
• Must have demonstrated passion for culture and working with culture to
promote development
• Experience in managing multiple programmes and organisational management
• Knowledge in managing donor relations and operation requirements
• Strong analytical and conceptual skills with ability to decipher macro and
micro issues in the related fields of operation
• Good communication and writing skills
• Good research and documentation skills
• Ability to build and work in a team
• Personal integrity and accountability

Apply Online Now

Email:: [email protected] OR [email protected]

Application deadline: 10th January 2022 If interested, please send us your
application/motivation letter, CV and academic qualifications to the:

**The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda CCFU
Makerere Hill, off Bativa Road
P.O. Box 25517,
Kampala **

Or email: [email protected] or
[email protected]

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